Hopkinton sues state for data on casino

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Hopkinton officials announced Thursday that the town has sued the Massachusetts Gaming Commission alleging it has “withheld public records contained in the gaming license application of Crossroads Massachusetts LLC,” the business entity behind Foxwoods’ plans to build a $1 billion resort casino in neighboring Milford.

Board of Selectmen Chairman John Mosher said his community filed the suit in Middlesex Superior Court after being frustrated by the “lack of transparency and best practices exhibited by the Gaming Commission.”

“We are just trying to get a justifiable amount of information,” he said.

Elaine Driscoll, spokeswoman for the Gaming Commission, declined comment, referring all inquiries to the state Attorney General’s office.

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